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Links We Love: 11/10/2017

by Team Gentedimontagna
Lego Photo courtesy of Lego.

Here's what caught our eye on the internet this week.

I'm incredibly lucky to stay in the world's most beautiful hotels, but what I really want is to check into Lego House in Denmark, where everything, down to the family pictures, the coffee pot, and the mattress, is made from Legos. - Pavia, CEO  

A mesmerizing library holding 1.2 million books in Tianjin is going on my lengthy China to-see list. – Daniel, editor

Need to hire some fake friends or family? In Japan, Family Romance provides professional actors to fill any role (from infant to elderly) in the personal lives of clients. Wow. – Jeralyn, editorial director

Currently listening to and loving The High Low, a weekly pop culture and news podcast hosted by humorous Brits Dolly Alderton and Pandora Sykes. – Berit, senior editor

For your travel blog: A new software out of Estonia uses neural networks to transform pixelated images into high-resolution masterpieces. – Daniel

Couldn't agree more with this take on souvenir shopping. Skip the tourist shops and knick-knacks in favor of local pharmacy goods. They only take up space for a limited amount of time, and you won't feel bad if you end up tossing them. – Berit


Photo by Thom Pierce.

Kenya: The story behind a stunning photo taken at a pre-election political rally.

India: A photographer's journey through the country's spiritual side.

Wyoming: A Grand Tetons photo op worth missing a flight over.

Washington: If you're at the Inn at Langley, you're here to eat.

Alabama: All eyes are on the food scene in Birmingham.

Aspen: A new look on an iconic mountain resort.

Dubai: The city is way cooler than you think.

Spain: The restaurants that changed a chef's life.

Ireland: Two five-star hotels that will treat you like royalty.

Milan: A new eco-chic hotel knows how to make an entrance.

Meet: The aesthete behind this beautiful Instagram travel feed.

Buy: A Los Angeles neighborhood pop-up you can shop online.

Watch: A new Netflix movie may inspire you to travel with purpose.